"After all the trouble you go to, you get about as much actual "food" out of eating an artichoke as you would from licking 30 or 40 postage stamps."--Miss Piggy

Whoopie Pies Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:


This recipe for Whoopie Pies, by , is from The Wenstad/Satrang Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Melissa Simione
Added: Sunday, July 8, 2007



2 cups all - purpose flour
1 cup granulated sugar
cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1 tsp. baking soda
tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt
cup sour milk
cup water
cup shortening
1 egg
1 egg yolk


cup shortening
2 Tbsp. all - purpose flour
1 Tbsp. granulated sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
2 cup powdered sugar
3 Tbsp. milk

from: America's Best Loved Community Cookbook Recipes, 1996

Makes about 3 dozen Whoopie Pies

1. Preheat oven 400

2. To make cookies: In a medium mixing bowl, combine the 2 cups flour, the 1 cup sugar, the cocoa powder, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Add the sour milk, water, and the cup shortening. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed until combined.

3. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes more. Add the whole egg and the egg yolk; beat for 2 minutes more.

4. Drop the dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto an ungreased baking sheet. Bake 6 minutes or until the top springs back when lightly touched in the center. Remove the cookies and transfer to wire cooling racks to cool.

5. Meanwhile, to make the filling: In a small mixing bowl, combine the cup shortening, the 2 tablespoons flour, the 1 tablespoon granulated sugar and the vanilla. Beat with an electric mixer on medium speed for 30 seconds.

6. Slowly add just 1 cup of the powdered sugar. Beat well. Add the milk. Gradually add the remaining powdered sugar. Beat well.

7. Spoon about 2 tsp. of the filling onto half of the cooled cookies. Top with the remaining cookies and sandwich together.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 dozen




Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!


Bookmark and Share




Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!